26 July,2011 by Tom Collins

Use PRUNE HISTORY   Command to delete history file entries

 1)     Consider using if :   The history file becomes excessively large

2)      Consider using if:    Retention period is high

3)      Do not Delete “db2rhist.asc” or “db2rhist.bak”

4)     Do a proper analysis of restore requirements prior to PRUNE HISTORY

Example :    

Prior to the PUNE HISTORY

Prune history pre 
I execute the command :



This removed all entries for restores, loads, tables space backups and full database backups

Prune history post


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Author: Rambler(http://www.dba-db2.com)


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